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OnePlus officially denies red color option for the 3

A thin, slick, all metal body is definitely among the top draws of the OnePlus 3 . What could possibly make the elegant exterior even more exciting? Well, more colors, of course. Currently, the device can only be picked up in Graphite - a solid, very traditional and elegant choice. But, if you are after something a bit more flashy, OnePlus has also promised a Soft Gold option will be coming soon. Yesterday, there was also word of an even more extravagant color version in the works - a red one. Renders looked convincing enough and a brief listing on the OnePlus website also provided...

ASUS ZenPad 3S 10 with 9.7-inch display coming in July

Asus is all set to unveil a new tablet next month. Dubbed ZenPad 3S 10, the device, which is claimed to feature the "world's narrowest border", will be made official at an event in Taiwan on July 12. The only specification that Asus has confirmed about the device is that it sports a 9.7-inch screen. However, rumors say that the tablet has a display resolution of either 2560 x 1536 or 2160 x 1440 pixels, and is powered by a hexa-core processor. It is said to pack in 4GB RAM and 5,900 mAh battery, support Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, and feature a 5.32mm-thin bezel. There's currently...

ZTE Nubia Z11 now up for international pre-orders

The ZTE Nubia Z11, which was made official just a couple of days ago and is only available in China, is now up for international pre-orders. Online retailer OppoMart has started accepting pre-orders for the device. Both 4GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB variants are in stock. While the former is available in silver, gold, and gray color options, the latter is only available in gold color. As for price, the 4GB RAM variants carry a price tag of $499, while the 6GB model sets you back $699. In case you aren't aware, that's up from the $375 and $525 price tags the variants carry in...

Sony offers final pre-order of PS VR today, supplies limited

Last call to pre-order a PlayStation VR - today, June 30, starting at 7 am Pacific time both the VR Launch Bundle and VR core will be available. Supplies are limited and there will be no more pre-orders until the October launch. You can place your pre-order on GameStop.com. The PlayStation VR core costs $400 and includes the VR headset, stereo headphones and a VR demo disc. The PlayStation VR Launch bundle costs $500 and adds necessary hardware you may not have - a PS Camera, two PS Move controllers and a PS VR Worlds disc. If you bought the PS Move back in the day then you already have...

Xiaomi announces MIUI 8 globally

Having announced MIUI 8 in China back in May, the company has now announced the global version alongside the Mi Max at an event in India. The global version has all the features of the Chinese version that we saw before, but Xiaomi also announced some new features at the event today. First off, we have seen the visual changes that are coming in this version. The notification drawer sees the biggest change, with a consolidated list and a weather panel at the top that changes color and animation according to the weather. Xiaomi has also incorporated the color changing status bar and...

New Microsoft Arrow Launcher update brings Office 365 integration

Microsoft has updated its Arrow Launcher for Android, bumping it to version 2.0 and bringing Office 365 integration as well as some new features and improvements. The updated app lets you access your Office 365 documents without any Office app installed - all you need to do is to sign in to your Office 365 account. In addition, you can also search and upload your on-device documents to Office 365. Aside from this, the update also brings along some new wallpapers. And finally, the app's network activity has also been reduced by 50% to help you save some cellular data usage. Head to...

Xiaomi Mi Max launched in India

Xiaomi has launched its supermassive Mi Max phablet in the Indian market. The device will be available in two variants, a Snapdragon 650 variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage for INR 14,999 ($222) and a Snapdragon 652 variant with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage for INR 19,999 ($296). The Mi Max has a giant 6.44-inch 1080p display with a metal body and a fingerprint sensor on the back. The phone also packs a 16 megapixel camera on the back with PDAF and a 8 megapixel camera on the front. As mentioned before, the device comes in a choice of Snapdragon 650 or Snapdragon 652 variants with...

Samsung Z3 Corporate Edition launched with SD410 SoC

After launching the Z3 back in October last year, Samsung has now launched a new variant of the Tizen-powered device. Dubbed Z3 Corporate Edition, the handset - as the name suggests - is aimed at enterprise customers, and is available for purchase in Russia. It's worth mentioning that the variant launched in Russia is different from the original Z3 (that was launched in India) in that it is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon MSM8916 (SD410) chipset, supports 4G LTE, and is SAFE certified for business use in Russia. The original Z3, in comparison, is powered by a Spreadtrum chipset and...

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro international variant launched

After receiving WiFi, Bluetooth, and FCC certifications, the international variant of Samsung's Galaxy A9 Pro smartphone has been launched. The device is currently available for purchase in Malaysia for RM 1,999 or around $500. Consumer electronics retailer Senheng is currently selling the device in the country, although only through its physical stores. A quick look at Samsung's official Malaysia website reveals that the Galaxy A9 Pro isn't currently listed there, which could possibly mean that the phone isn't been officially sold yet. As for specs, the marketing material (image...

Google Keep now categorizes your notes based on automatically created topics

If you are a Google Keep user, you'll be glad to know that the note-taking app has been updated with a new feature that makes it even smarter. The feature in question lets the app automatically create topics based on which it categorizes your notes. #GoogleKeep organized. Search automagically created topics like books, food and quotes for @Android, iPhones and web pic.twitter.com/wccSbThYpQ— Google Docs (@googledocs) June 29, 2016 Some of the example topics include books, food, places, travel, and quotes. The feature will make it easy for users to search for notes. For example, to...

OnePlus 3 might get a price hike in UK

OnePlus has announced that its latest flagship - the OnePlus 3 - could get a price hike in the UK. The Chinese company says this is due to "the worrying downward trend of the GBP," that followed the country's vote to leave the EU. "Our margins have always been thin, and our expenses are mainly in USD. This being the case, sudden drops such as the one that the Pound has recently experienced could have a direct impact on our prices," OnePlus said in a post on its official forums. "If you're thinking of buying, we recommend doing so sooner rather than later," the company added. A...

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active: The Olympic performer

We're already used to seeing Samsung release an 'Active' version of its current Galaxy S flagship. The Samsung Galaxy S7 active is the latest in the series and it has been released exclusively to AT&T as it's also become customary. If history should serve as any reference, the model would likely not see availability outside the stable of this particular US carrier.

Facebook's News Feed will soon show you stuff from your friends and family first

Facebook has announced that it's tweaking its News Feed yet again, following user feedback. Soon, after the change is implemented, you're supposedly going to see what your friends and family post first. Stuff from "friends you care about" will be higher up in your News Feed than before, all in a move meant to ensure you don't miss any important things shared by the people you actually know in real life. The social network has also revealed how it prioritizes stuff in the News Feed. Aside from always showing you things from your closest friends (and family members), it has found that people...

Google Maps now takes you from point A to point B to point C with support for multiple destinations

File this one under "wait, this is seriously something that hasn't existed yet?!". File it there and then rejoice, as you should, for Google Maps is finally adding support for multiple destinations in its mobile apps, starting with the Android one. No, this isn't about stopping somewhere on the way to your one destination - that's a feature that has been available for a while. No, from this point on (or whenever the new functionality reaches you), you are able to add multiple destinations in Google Maps while you plan a trip. And then when you start navigating, after you've reached the...

Windows 10 is on 350 million devices already, Anniversary Update officially drops on August 2

Yesterday Microsoft published, then pulled a blog post title saying the Windows 10 Anniversary Update would be released on August 2. Today the company has thankfully decided to publish it again, and this time has not pulled it immediately afterwards. What's more, the blog post even has content now. And from that we find out that Windows 10 is already installed on some 350 million devices worldwide, which is very respectable for a desktop operating system. Microsoft is also boasting that customer satisfaction higher with Windows 10 than for any previous version. The Windows 10...

LeEco Le Max 2 gets a version with 128GB of storage, new Force Gold color

Well, LeEco's previously teased event that took place today wasn't about a new smartphone powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821/823 after all. Instead, the Chinese company unveiled a new color option for the three handsets it announced back in April. It's called Force Gold and you can see it below on the Le Max 2, which has so far been sold only in rose gold, silver, and grey. Force Gold will be offered for the Le 2 and Le 2 Pro too. Additionally, LeEco has outed a new top of the line version of the Le Max 2. This one comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of built-in storage, in order to...

Sony finally releases PlayStation Vue app for Android

Today Sony has finally launched its PlayStation Vue app for Android. This was originally announced last week when Vue made its way to Roku boxes. And it's way overdue, seeing as how the iOS Vue app has been out for ages. So it's late, but it's here. PlayStation Vue is a service that lets you watch live TV, movies, and sports without a cable or satellite subscription. You do have to pay for Vue itself, though, after an initial seven-day free trial period. That said, if you haven't used it before do note that you can't create a new account in the Android app - you'll have to use the...

Nvidia Shield Android TV console gets big update with HDR Netflix, 60fps 4K video on YouTube

The big update for its Shield Android TV console that Nvidia announced last month is finally live. The Shield Experience upgrade 3.2 is now rolling out to what is probably the best Android TV device in existence at the moment. This will bring with it support for HDR streams in Netflix (though the app itself then has to receive an update to support this), 60fps 4K videos in YouTube, 4K for Vudu, along with Dolby Atmos surround sound passthrough in Vudu, MX Player, SPMC, and the preinstalled Photos & Videos app. You can also use your Shield TV as a Plex media server (not just a player),...

Samsung Galaxy Note7 cases confirm it will have a curved display

Less then 24 hours ago a new rumor claimed to shed some light on certain details regarding Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note7 - namely that it will be outed on August 2 (something we've heard before), and that it will sport a 3,600 mAh battery. But what about its screen? So far we've had a lot of reports saying that Samsung opted to go with a dual-edge display for the Note7. Then again, there were some other mumblings telling us that wouldn't be the case. So what to believe? Samsung Galaxy Note7 cases by Olixar Well, if the renders showing these newly outed cases for the phone...